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Visa and Leading Banks Launch mVisa – Kenya’s First Interoperable Mobile Payments Service

Visa Inc. today introduced mVisa, a new mobile payment service that will accelerate digital commerce in Kenya and across Africa. As part of its initial roll-out, Visa has partnered with Read More →

Number of Card Payments Worldwide Set to Increase 55% to 417bn by 2021

Card usage is growing twice as quickly as card numbers because of increasing acceptance and evolving consumer habits Rising card acceptance and contactless adoption fuel strong growth According to RBR’s Global Payment Read More →

SA Merchants Transact in US Dollars Thanks to FNB and PayPal

A new service from FNB allows South African PayPal customers to withdraw their PayPal funds in US dollars into an FNB Customer Foreign Currency (CFC) account, rather than converting their Read More →

Wirecard Cooperates with Otelz.com to Ensure a Frictionless Customer Journey

The Wirecard Group with its Turkish subsidiary Wirecard Ödeme Ve Elektronik Para Hizmetleri A.Ş is now working together with one of the biggest booking platforms in the Turkish domestic market Read More →

Women are the Better Spenders When it Comes to Credit Cards

Women spend less than men in nearly every category of credit card expenditure, including online shopping, when compared to men, and they are more conscientious about paying off their card Read More →

Over 170 Merchants in Japan Newly Provide Exclusive Privileges for UnionPay Premium Cards

With the expansion of UnionPay’s acceptance network in markets outside mainland China, it is increasingly convenient to use UnionPay cards, and UnionPay’s service for particular groups of cardholders is also Read More →

Wirecard Collaborates with Topbonus in the Field of Loyalty and Credit Cards

The Wirecard Group is now collaborating with topbonus, the frequent flyer program of airberlin. The deal includes a MasterCard credit card for topbonus participants in Austria. With the airberlin & Read More →

Mastercard Brings Latest Payment Technology to The Barclays

Spectators at The Barclays will have the chance to use the latest payment technology from Mastercard throughout the course or while visiting the Mastercard Club this week in Farmingdale, NY. Read More →

Rio de Janeiro Launches Gemalto Contactless Transport Ticketing Wristband

Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, announces a partnership with RioCard, Rio de Janeiro’s public transportation ticketing operator, to implement contactless transport ticket wristbands. When fully implemented, the solution Read More →

Eighty Percent of Mastercard U.S. Consumer Credit Cards Have Chips

Mastercard announced that 80 percent of its U.S. consumer credit cards have chips, representing an 88 percent increase in chip card adoption since the October 1, 2015 liability shift started Read More →
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